Low-emission zone in Limburg an der Lahn

The low-emission zone of Limburg an der Lahn in Hessen, introduced on 31 January 2018, is one of the newer zones in Germany where an emissions sticker is required. On this page you can read everything you need to know to prepare for your visit. Want to know which other German cities have a low-emission zone? Please look at this list. On the homepage of this website we explain more about the emissions sticker itself and which vehicles require the sticker.

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Map of the low-emission zone in Limburg an der Lahn

map: Umweltzone in Limburg an der Lahn

The low-emission zone in Limburg an der Lahn covers most of the city, as you can see on the map above where the zone is shown with orange. The A3 to the east, the B8 to the north and the railroad track to the west form the borders of the zone, whereas in the south the border is formed buy a zigzag line. This zigzag line was not drawn by a civil servant with an odd sense of humor, but is in fact the border between the states of Hessen and Rheinland-Pfalz.

Exceptions

The low-emission zone of Limburg an der Lahn has no exceptions, such as roads you can use to pass through the zone for vehicles without an emissions sticker. Good to know is that on the roads which form the border of the low-emission zone, for example the A3 and the B8, an emissions sticker is not required.

Parking outside the low-emission zone

If you do not have an emissions sticker but would like to visit the historical center of Limburg an der Lahn, things get a bit more complicated. Unlike larger German cities, Limburg does not have a large network of subways or trams in combination with P+R terrains outside the city. What you could do is park at the Globus SB-Warenhaus (A on the map) and then walk. You will reach the city center in about 20 minutes. Would you rather take a bus, then park at station Limburg-Süd (B). This is the station for high-speed trains that pass the city and it has a large parking lot. Line LM5 goes to the city center.

Which sticker do you need in Limburg an der Lahn?

The green emissions sticker

To drive within the low-emission zone of Limburg an der Lahn, the green emissions sticker is required. Most cars with petrol engines from 1993 onward and diesel engines from 2006 onward are eligible for this green sticker.

Where do you buy the German emissions sticker?

To save yourself some trouble, you can simply order the emissions sticker online. If you use the order form on our website for this, your emissions sticker will be issued within one working day. A copy of your vehicle registration certificate is required, of which you can see examples per country on the order form. After your sticker has been issued, it will be sent to your home address by mail.

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If you do not have enough time left to wait for the emissions sticker to be delivered, you can still buy the sticker while on the road in Germany. Many (often larger) car dealerships will sell the sticker and also vehicles inspection companies such as A.T.U and DEKRA. Gas stations do not sell the sticker. When you plan your trip, please check the opening times. During the weekends, most places that sell the sticker have only limited opening times.

What is there to see and do in Limburg an der Lahn?

Limburg an der Lahn

Limburg an der Lahn is a beautiful city in the German state of Hessen. Especially the Romanesque cathedral from the 13th century is worth seeing. Because it was built on a large rock in the city center, you can observe the towers from far outside Limburg. A medieval castle, many half-timbered houses and several museums make up the other attractions of the city.

Order the German emissions sticker

Order your sticker

Order the official German emissions sticker, now for only €12,50 including VAT and delivery costs.

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